Description This handscroll, in the style of the 12th-13th century, is said to depict envoys from the territories around China's periphery bringing tribute to the Han [Han] Dynasty emperor in the 1st century BC.
|9/28/2001||Examination||examined for exhibition|
|9/28/2001||Treatment||cleaned; examined for condition|
Provenance Panama-Pacific International Exposition, China Pavilion, San Francisco, 1915 [no. 298]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1915, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] Spurious signature of Qian Xuan [Ch'ien Hsuan] (ca. 1235-after 1301); [Inscription] At end on painting; [Seal] Two seals at end on painting.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1915
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